PricewaterhouseCoopers[PricewaterhouseCoopers Logo.svg]Trading namePwCTypeMember firms have different legal structures; both UK and US firms are actually limited liability partnershipsIndustry Professional servicesFounded 1998(PricewaterhouseCoopers)1849(Price Waterhouse)1854(Coopers & Lybrand)[1]Headquarters London, United Kingdom[2]Area servedWorldwideKey peopleDennis Nally (Chairman)[3]Services AssuranceTax AdvisoryConsultingFinancial AdvisoryActuarialLegalRevenue [Increase]  US$ 34.0 billion (2014)[4]Number of employees195,400 (2014)Website

PricewaterhouseCoopers (trading as PwC) is a multinational professional services network. It is the world's second largest professional services network, as measured by 2014 revenues, and is one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY andKPMG. Vault Accounting 50 has ranked PwC as the most prestigious accounting firm in the world for six consecutive years, as well as the top firm to work for in North America for two consecutive years.[5]

PwC is a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 195,400 people. It had total revenues of $34.0 billion in FY 2014, of which $15.1 billion was generated by its Assurance practice, $8.8 billion by its Tax practice and $10.0 billion by its Advisory practice.[6]

The firm was formed in 1998 by a merger between Coopers & Lybrand and Price Waterhouse.[1] The trading name was shortened to PwC in September 2010 as part of a rebranding.[7]

As of 2014 PwC United States is the 5th-largest privately owned organization in the United States

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May 28, 2013 12:00 AM Features